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bug#27759: NTP pool vendor zone

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#27759: NTP pool vendor zone
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:40:20 +0200
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Leo Famulari <address@hidden> skribis:

> Currently our ntp-service uses the top-level NTP pool servers [0]:
> (define %ntp-servers
>   ;; Default set of NTP servers.
>   '("0.pool.ntp.org"
>     "1.pool.ntp.org"
>     "2.pool.ntp.org"))
> However, the NTP Pool project requests that operating system vendors
> (that's us!) don't use these servers directly [1]:

Oops!  I had read about this before and then forgot.

> They recommend we apply for a vendor zone instead [2]. We would not have
> to run our own NTP servers.
> Does anyone know if GNU or the FSF have a vendor zone we could use?
> Otherwise, we should apply for one and adjust our ntp-service.

Apparently 1.gnu.pool.ntp.org does not exist, so I suppose we can apply
for one.

I’ll email the GNU maintainer list to let them know and double-check.


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